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Bing Cherry Jam

No recipe image available.Sweet bing cherry jam seasoned with aromatic spices and almond extract.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 cups pitted bing cherries, chopped
1 (2-ounce) package powdered pectin
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
4 1/2 cups granulated sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients, except the sugar into a 6-quart kettle. Bring to a full rolling boil that cannot be stirred down.
  2. Immediately add sugar. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil and continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Skim mixture.
  4. Pour into hot, sterilized jars, leaving 1/4-inch head space. Seal.
  5. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

Makes 5 to 6 half-pints.